Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, Jul 1, 1977 - Fiction - 48 pages
All King George the Third ever wanted was for everyone to be as conscientious as he was about obeying the rules! After all, he followed the rules for being a good king: he married a princess, he had heirs, he was careful with his country's money . . . so why were those pesky Americans causing so much trouble? A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and an IRA/CBC Children's Choice Book. Full color.

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User Review  - Kimberly.Danielle - LibraryThing

Fritz built the biographical narrative around King George’s need for order and responsibility. Once young George becomes Prince of Wales, he began to mature and decided to be a father to England and ... Read full review


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Why can't you make this one funny, Jean Fritz? Perhaps the fact that we Americans demythologized King George some time back makes the details of his domestic life seem merely trivial and the many faux ... Read full review


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Jean Fritz, the recipient of a National Humanities Medal, lives in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Sally Wern Comport lives in Annapolis, Maryland.

Tomie dePaola is one of the most popular children's book authors and illustrators of our time. His humor, insight, and gentle art delight all readers. A Newbery Honor award winner, he has written and illustrated a number of books for Simon & Schuster, including Caldecott Honor Book "Strega Nona, " as well as "Andy: That's My Name, Watch Out for the Chicken Feet in Your Soup, " and ""Charlie Needs a Cloak."" A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and now lives in New London, New Hampshire.

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